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Yuzou Kouno, Toshiaki Higaya, Hiroshi Yokoyama, Jyunji Nakai, Keizou Yasuda, Masahiko Sato, Masanao Ehara, Takayuki Seki: Image fixing device, image forming apparatus providing the image fixing device and rotor used in the image fixing device and having induction coil inside. Ricoh Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, November 3, 1998: US05832354 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention is intended to solve a problem in that the response in the temperature detection in the rotor having the induction coil inside the durability in the rotor and a stain temperature detection means in the rotor is affected by the magnetic flux of an induction heating mechanism.


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Yuzou Kouno, Toshiaki Higaya, Hiroshi Yokoyama, Jyunji Nakai, Keizou Yasuda, Masahiko Sato, Masanao Ehara, Takayuki Seki: Image fixing device, image forming apparatus providing the image fixing device and rotor used in the image fixing device and having induction coil inside. Ricoh Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 22, 1999: US05915147 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention is intended to solve a problem in that the response in the temperature detection in the rotor having the induction coil inside the durability in the rotor and a stain temperature detection means in the rotor is affected by the magnetic flux of an induction heating mechanism.


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Shokyo Koh, Yoshihiko Suzuki, Yoshio Mizuno: Image forming apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 5, 1991: US04998121 (45 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus includes an image fixing device for fixing a toner image supported on an image supporting material, the fixing device including a heating source for heating the toner image; detecting device for detecting passage of the supporting material; and a control device for control ...


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Ariyama Kenzo, Muramatsu Shigeru, Namiki Ryoichi: Powder image fixing device for xerographic copying apparatus and method. Ricoh, Cooper Dunham Clark Griffin & Moran, May 21, 1974: US3811821 (44 worldwide citation)

A device comprising a heating, and fixing roller and a pressing roller, the heating and fixing roller having a peripheral surface to which powder of a powder image formed on a recording sheet by a xerographic method is hard to adhere and the pressing roller having a peripheral surface to which the p ...


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Yasushi Sato, Masahiro Goto: Image recording apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, March 24, 1987: US04652110 (41 worldwide citation)

An image forming or recording apparatus provided with an image fixing device of a heating type, which may cause curl of the recording material when the recording material is discharged from the fixing means. The causes of the curling are investigated, and a device is provided which can effectively c ...


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Yasuhiro Uehara, Yasuhiro Kusumoto, Yoshio Kanesawa: Image fixing device having an endless belt and non-rotating pressure-applying member. Fuji Xerox, Oliff & Berridge, April 15, 1997: US05621512 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an image fixing device including a heat fusing roller with heating means inside and an elastic material layer on a peripheral surface of the heat fusing roller, the heat fusing roller being rotatably mounted, an endless belt movable in contact with the heat fusing roll ...


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Yoshinori Sugiura, Jun Azuma, Nobukazu Adachi, Takeshi Setoriyama, Chitose Tenpaku, Noriyoshi Ishikawa, Tatsuo Hamada, Yoshiro Tsuchiya, Takeshi Kubota, Yoshiya Nomura, Akira Kuroda, Ken Murooka, Takeshi Sugita, Takeshi Niimura, Akira Yuza: Gear unit, image forming apparatus and gear unit mounting method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 27, 1997: US05634178 (37 worldwide citation)

A gear unit usable with an image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording material, the image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, an image fixing unit for fixing on a recording material a toner image formed on the image bearing member and transferred to the recording ma ...


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Kanji Yano, Yasutsugu Saijo, Kensaku Kusaka, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi: Image fixing device and image forming apparatus with same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 4, 1990: US04954845 (35 worldwide citation)

An image fixing apparatus includes a heating device, a non-endless film movable together with a toner image supporting medium, wherein the toner image on the supporting medium is heated by the heating device through the film, a rewinding device for rewinding the film in a direction opposite to a mov ...


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Eiji Sawamura, Toshiaki Higaya: Image fixing device having heating portion at one end thereof. Ricoh Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 20, 1995: US05426495 (33 worldwide citation)

In an image forming apparatus, an image fixing device has a hollow cylindrical fixing roller implemented as a heat pipe, and a pressing roller held in pressing contact with the fixing roller. The fixing roller is made up of a fixing portion, and a paper nipping portion against which the pressing rol ...


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Masayuki Itoh: Toner image fixing device. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, May 31, 1983: US04385826 (33 worldwide citation)

A fixing device provided with a heating roller having heating means, a pressure roller for fixing a toner image by transporting a toner image bearing member in cooperation with the heating roller, drive mechanism for rotating the heating roller and pressure roller, and a control for initiating the r ...